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Linum  thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh.   
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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh. 
Territory East Tropical AfricaSouthern Africa
grassland
Altitude0-2400m
Description stems at apex branched, leaves narrow, acute, sessile, flowers 15mm across, in branched inflorescence, in buds reddish
Size15-90cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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